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Apr 25, 2010 6:00pm EDT
, maryland. northern jefferson county in west virginia, and southern berkley county in west virginia. take you to the live radar here, show you where we're talking about on the storms. notice in the upper right-hand corner of your screen here we're zooming in to the panhandle of west virginia. this is the cell that we're watching very, very carefully right in here. right here just up to the north sides of charles town, west virginia, when i put this little circle on here where you can see the red touching the green, that's where red winds are going towards and away touching one another. as a result this is the area right in here, just to the north of charles town, west virginia, where there is a potential radar-indicated tornado on the ground at this point in time. this storm is traveling to the northeast at 40 miles per hour. so i'll put a storm track on it for you here so you can sort of see the towns that are in the line of fire, as you were. as we go up to the northeast, at about 40 miles per hour, we're going to be able to see that this storm is headed up into washington county, south
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Apr 27, 2010 6:00pm EDT
are coming to virginia thanks to a deal worked out between the state and a huge defense contractor. governor bob mcdonnell announced the plan for northrup grumman to move its headquarters here. >> reporter: northrup grumman plans to open its new headquarters in the summer of 2011 in arlington or fair view park area, fairfax county, near falls church. exact location will be revealed in about the next 30 days but the big news it was delivered today at a news conference in rosslyn. >> thanks so much. >> just as -- >> reporter: governor mcdonnell presented northrup grumman's ceo p virginia stock to celebrate news one of the world's largest defense contractors would move its corporate head quarters from california to northern virginia. northrup grumman chose virginia after a competition with maryland and the district. >> it was difficult to come down to our final selection. but in that final selection, northern virginia was the winner. >> reporter: economic considerations and available real estate were deciding factors. virginia also offered $12 million and $15 million in incentives to lure the c
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Apr 7, 2010 6:00pm EDT
mine in raleigh county, west virginia. charleston. that blast was caused by a buildup of methane gas. mitt rescue crews are still hopeful they will find some survivors. steve handelsman has our report from raleigh county. >> reporter: as family and friends waited and hoped for a miracle the drilling teams made quick progress. boring a six-inch-wide hole down to the mine before dawn to where 25 men died monday. you about four miners might still be alive. they are drilling other holes as well. they are using pumps to pull methane from the chamber. so rescuers can re-enter. surviving miners may have made it to one of two sealed shelter. >> we know they didn't come out so -- you -- next option would be for them to go through that refuge chamber. >> dust, dirt, debris, blowing. if hi to put my head down i couldn't see. >> reporter: stanley is a miner who survived the blast monday. now he's agonizing about his missing friends. >> my very good buddy. people don't understand the comradey between miners. >> upper big branch mine cited 12 times last month for ventilation violations. >> all
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Apr 16, 2010 6:00pm EDT
hanging back well to the west. just now really coming into west virginia, last frame you see there, most of the storms south of columbus and south of pittsburgh, pennsylvania right now. where do we go from here? the area is not under severe thunderstorm watch. that's to the north. we have had a handful of warnings here. could see more, i think, up until 11 cloak p.m. it is really up until 11 cloak or midnight we could see storms and showers probably up until 2:00 or 3:00 a.m. in the morning. we have big changes on the way, sxwrim doreen. big-time cooldown for the weekend. we are going to take a look at the temperatures in a few minutes. >> thanks,ver couldn't. >>> to our top story. murder mystery involving a very popular d.c. school principal. >> brian betts was the principal at shaw middle school. police discovered him dead inside of his silver spring home yesterday. >> news4's pat collins talks with those who knew betts well. pat, what's the latest? >> reporter: the death of a principal. a case of murder. the cause, gunshot. was there any sign of forced entry into the house? >> there w
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Apr 2, 2010 6:00pm EDT
enough evidence to issue a warrant for his arrest. >>> virginia's bob mcdon sell now among the governors across the country that have gotten threatening letters from an anti-government group. mcdonnell's office received a letter wednesday and turned it over to the fbi and state police. the governor and his family are safe. the letters prompted an increase in security for governors across the country. the fbi says the letters demand the governors leave office within three days or risk being removed. the group guardians of free republic is believed to have sent the letters. >> shift gears to something way more pleasant. that's the weather. oh, my goodness. what else do you say? >> our weather, jim and doreen, omrealg at the end of a long week. little exhausting week here. get your brightest of the bright easter colors out. they will shine this upcoming weekend. temperatures today in the 70s. low 70s. few locations that hit 80. raleigh, north carolina. close to 90 degrees. if have you travel plans, terrific weather for hitting the roads. no problems weatherwise. once you get there. oh, my g
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Apr 15, 2010 6:00pm EDT
virginia local act striss gathered in fredericksburg and woodbridge. about 150 tea party activists came to hear mostly republican elected leaders rail against washington. the headliner here is former virginia governor and senator george allen. >> when we see up in washington, these days, are people that are disconnected. they are out of touch. they are about as clueless as hogs looking at a timex watch. >> reporter: it provides sleeg answer for the party activists' anger. november is coming. way my country back. their battle flag, revolutionary era don't tread on me. most say government spending and health care reform drew them to the tea party movement. >> it is time for the silent majority to stand up and say hey, folks, we are here, too. we deserve to be heard also. >> they are not representing me or this country. . when they choose for our laws t be passed, taxes go to abortion, which is murder of children, and they are not listening. they are not listening to anything. they are spending beyond belief. >> reporter: this woman says her biggest concern is the president himself. >> i t
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Apr 9, 2010 6:00pm EDT
says if he were to run again he believes he would win. >>> in west virginia, rescue officials say hopes of finding four missing miners are alive but are dwindling. still trying to get back inside the upper big branch mine where an explosion on monday killed at least 25 workers. steve handelsman is in raleigh county, west virginia, with the latest on this. steve? >> reporter: thanks. good evening. pumped in nay throw general and put out the fire, sound of the mine overnight. for the fourth time, they sent back in the rescue crews, 2:30. we may hear something at 8:30. it might be definitive. almost nobody in this part of west virginia's holding out much hope because of what the rescue crews discovered overnight. the bad news from the overnight search left a lot of local miners less hopeful. >> no good when you -- let your hopes down. >> reporter: rescue teams had made it to the one chamber. officials had hoped at least three missing miners, maybe all four, had taken refuge. and as seen in the optimistic animation. in fact, the chamber was still folded, unused. >> as a coal miner you know
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Apr 30, 2010 6:00pm EDT
gray. doreen, jim, back to you. >> jay, thank you. >>> man from virginia died after he was tasered by police in arlington. the officers say they were trying to control the man in an apartment on columbia pike and that's when they used a taser gun. that man died this morning. derrick ward is in arlington and has more on this. >> reporter: we are learning a bit more about the victim that died in the third-floor apartment in this building during the incident you just talked about. we are also learning more about the training that police officers typically undergo and what's men to be non-lethal force. when police responded to the call for a psychiatric emergency at the wild wood apartment in arlington, they encountered adil jouamai. he had been staying here with relatives. >> family member that initiated the call to the police department. >> reporter: police say he was nude and uncooperatedive and there was a struggle. an officer use ad taser on the 32-year-old man. they noticed he was not breathing. >> already dispatched to the scene and they were there and provided medical treatment
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Apr 10, 2010 6:00pm EDT
in west virginia. the men's bodies were found late last night. law enforcement paid tribute to the victims who were carried in a parade of ambulances. in all, 29 people died in the mine explosion, making it the worst u.s. mining disaster in this country in 40 years. today's devastating news of the miners' fate rattled the closely knit community. >> it's a heavy-hearted community holding on to a fragile thread of hope. when that thread broke, the pain was excrutiating. >> we did not receive the miracle we prayed for. this journey has ended. now the healing will start. >> that was west virginia governor joe manchin. president obama demanded accountability and a thorough investigation into the explosion. >>> georgetown university is on alert this evening after a female student was sexually assaulted yesterday in her dorm. news4's darcy spencer is live the at georgetown with more on an incident that left students there very much on edge. darcy? >> reporter: hi, pat. students tell me this incident happened in what's considered to be a very secure dorm building. they say, in fact, you have to sw
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Apr 11, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. it is not known if the suspects had any connection to the university. >>> virginia governor bob mcdonnell wants the people of the commonwealth to join their west virginia neighbors in a moment of silence tomorrow to honor the victims of the mine tragedy. 3:30 monday will mark exactly one week since the explosion that killed 29 people. the lives of the miners were also honored today in church services across southern west virginia. federal officials are set to arrive tomorrow to begin their investigation into just what went wrong. >>> when we come back on news4 at 6:00 tonight, a lawmaker takes aim at airlines, charging passengers to carry on luggage. >>> plus, washington braces for huge traffic headaches as dozens of world leaders come to town. >>> and a big bang brings down the former home of the dallas cowboys. >>> justin? >> what a perfect way to end the weekend today with temperatures near 80 degrees again in some locations, but all good things do have to come to an end. we will talk about changes as the next cold front impacts our >>> two "discovery" astronauts were working to replace a co
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Apr 8, 2010 6:00pm EDT
handelsman is in naoma, west virginia, with more on the story. >> reporter: in raleigh county, west virginia, the sky is brightening and the rain is backing off. that might mean more than just a psychological boost for the folks here who are agonizing over the fate of four missing miners. high air pressure is good when this storm front moves through overnight and the barometric pressure dropped, officials here who are familiar with the phenomenon explained that lower pressure in the mine meant more toxic and importantly explosive methane gas and able to seep into the mine chambers from the surrounding rock and coal. too much methane in the mine men more drilling and more pumping as rescue teams feed a hasty retreat. >> setback. worst of our three options. from a rescue attempt. >> reporter: 32 rescuers had gotten the green light overnight and headed in miles to go. back on the surface, technicians were getting bad readings. near where four miners could be taking shelter the air had turned explosive. too much methane. officials worried about another blast like the one that killed 25 men monda
NBC
Apr 13, 2010 6:00pm EDT
in a massive explosion in a west virginia coal mine have been recovered now. rescue crews went into the upper big blanch branch mine to remove the rest of the victims. federal prosecutors say that they are prepared to bring criminal charges against mine owner massey energy and its top officials before last monday's explosion, massey energy had been cited 1300 times in the past five years for safety violations. >>> first lady michelle obama left washington today for her first international trip without the president. it began with a surprise visit to haiti. president preval and wife greeted mrs. obama outside of the presidential palace. the building partially collapsed during a massive earthquake back in january. mrs. obama took a helicopter tour and walking tour of the widespread damage there. she described the devastation as powerful. the white house officials say the trip is meant to reinforce the u.s. commitment to haiti's economic recovery. mrs. obama will go next to mexico city. >>> a man accused of killing an 18-year-old d.c. woman allegedly over a hamburger was found not guilty in cour
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Apr 20, 2010 6:00pm EDT
richmond, virginia. height grew up to become a founding matriarch of the american civil rights movement. her crusade for racial justice and gender equality spanned more than six decades. dorothy height was 98 years old when she died overnight tha s kt perse. >> she was spiritually mature enough not to hold grudges. and not to hold anger. but to keep on pushing until men got the idea. they did. >> reporter: howard university hospital says dr. height passed away at 3:41 this morning from natural causes. but at age 98 those close to dr. height say she lived a full life never letting obstacles stand in her way. >> she spoke for women and if people remember she was part of what they called part of the big six. five men and dr. height. her presence said to us that we could be wherever we wanted to be. >> reporter: it was our mission to bring women to the forefront of american society. for 40 years she served as the president of the national council of negro women. she was a key figure in desegregating schools and voting rights and received the highest award for a civilian, presidenti
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Apr 28, 2010 6:00pm EDT
year old boy in northern virginia. police say his older brother fought back. >> plane diverted from dulles airport. >>> it comes down to game seven tonight. the caps are trying not to go home. loudoun county schools are about to make some changes. the kids will probably love it. but teachers and other school employees won't. good evening. i'm jim vance. >> i'm doreen gentzler. the loudoun county school board decided that there will be two furlough days during the next school year. schools in the county will close and no activities will be scheduled. the county says the furloughs will save jobs. aaron gilchrist joins us now with the story. hi, aaron. >> doreen and jim, it was a choice nobody wanted to make. fire nearly 400 employees or cut every school employee's salary. effectively that's what the furlough does and today loudoun county faculty and staff learned exactly when that will happen. mill road elementary school today a fifth grade lesson on the periodic table for their teacher and all 10 thousand school employees in loudoun county. today meant the difficult math lesson. >> l
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Apr 12, 2010 6:00pm EDT
to another airport. >> sol lairty with the people in virginia. >> virginia senator mark warner introduced a moment of silence on the floor of the u.s. senate. he did that at 3:30 this afternoon. that pause marked a moment one week ago that a mine explosion in west virginia killed 25 miners there. it was also a memorial at the state capitol in charleston. kris clackham has our report. >> the can have can have's governor asked the nation for a moment of silence on monday for the 29 voices that fell silent in last week's mining disaster. >> our lives will change forever, your lives will change forever. it will be the strength of their memories that enables you to carry on. >> crews returned to the upper big branch mine for recovery of the last bodies that remained inside. and as federal investigators moved in to start work on exactly what caused the explosion. >> no minor should ever lose his life in order to provide for his family. and i will do everything in my power to ensure that we prevent these kinds of tragedies. >> this was the nation's worst mining disaster in 40 years. it's trigger
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Apr 22, 2010 6:00pm EDT
northern west virginia. that's associated with the weather front. it is a weak front but again moving away from our area. we will clear out later tonight and we will clear out and more sunshine tomorrow. one more dry day before we go into this pattern of wet weather across the area. there you can see some showers up around hagerstown. we had a few around fredericksburg. those are now gone. they made their way east and out of here. the big system that i talked about, look at this. producing snow showers, now some thunderstorms where some of that moisture is finally running north out of the gulf of mexico with drier air to the north and it will be producing more severe weather across the plains. let me take you to colorado right now. this is near the denver area. bennett, colorado, where you may think colorado got more snow. in fact, several inches of marble-sized hail around the area yesterday afternoon and these storms did cause flooding across state and you know what, more severe weather is expected there tomorrow. again, this is a big system. large system that's going to affect -- many,
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Apr 26, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. >>> the police in fredericksburg, virginia, are investigating the attack of a homeless man. they say someone set him on fire while he was asleep under the chatham bridge. pat collins has our report. >> the victim, david mold. 52 years old and homeless. he was sort of a fixture here in fredericksbu fredericksbu s virginia. for a number of years, he lived underneath the chatham bridge. oh, he got picked up a number of times for being drunk in public, and begging for money, but they say he wasn't violent. that he never stole nick. in fact, they say he was more likely to be a victim of crime than a perpetrator. >> it's disturbing. it's disturbing. i mean, the guy -- nobody should do that to anybody else. this is inhumane. >> mr. mold was seen wandering about this intersection in the historic part of fredericksburg. not too far from that chatham bridge. he had taken off the blanket he had been sleeping under. he stripped away the jacket he had on. he was out here looking for help. some cars, they drive by. but rick rice, he topped. mr. mold told mr. rice someone had taken his money and someone had se
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Apr 1, 2010 6:00pm EDT
news, washington. >> so far virginia leads the area with 60% of census forms being returned already. maryland is second with 56%. d.c. is in third with 50% insofar. >>> coming up tonight, u.s. naval warship off the coast today. >>> sex abuse cases involving brees. >> auto make wers a big boost in sales last month. >> major construction project in virginia that may cause headaches for commute. >>> the redskins planning to sxwin dine another quarterback prospect this weekend. vasquez picks up an impressive piece of hardware. capitals try to find their groove. live report from verizon as "news4 at 6:00" continues. for decades, the insurance lobby has called the shots... putting profits before people. but with gerry connolly's help... that's changing. with a law prohibiting insurance company denials... if you get sick or have a pre-existing condition. providing quality, affordable health care options... to individuals and small business owners. and closing the medicare prescription gap. congressman connolly, thank you. the democratic national committee is responsible... for the content
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Apr 14, 2010 6:00pm EDT
virginia is ordering sweeping inspections after the mine explosion that killed 29 workers. governor manchin ordered the immediate inspection of all underground mines in the state. volatile gases caused the mine explosion more than a week ago. levels are still too high for investigators to get inside the mines. the governor also asked the state's a 200 mines to cease production friday in honor of those killed. >>> first lady michelle obama is in mexico city now. as part of her first solo international tour as first lady. mrs. obama met privately with mexico's first lady today. they talked about a number of issues, important to young people, here in the u.s. and in mexico. mrs. obama also visited grade school children and gave a speech at the university there. her visit to mexico is par of an international agenda centered on engaging young people around the world. yesterday mrs. obama was in haiti. >> work as hard as you can do and do as much as you can. driven, the spirit of our youth. yes, woe can. yes, we can. >> the white house announced the second state dinner of president obama's admini
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Apr 19, 2010 6:00pm EDT
in virginia. >> there are more amazing stories of survival after a deadly earthquake in china. >> a crash killed two local teenagers. we'll find out how it might have been prevented. >> and d.c.'s most famous family-owned restaurant could be on the verge of making a major change. >> temperatures this week, we'll be hanging out in the 60s. not bad. i'll tell you about a little bit of rain coming our way for next week. >>> bruce allen talking redskins draft strategy. denny hamlin likes to race on monday. plus, who's going to start in goal for the capitals tonight? we're going to have a presure from montreal coming up when somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> it was on this day in 1993 the branch davidi
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Apr 29, 2010 6:00pm EDT
are also apply to arriving flights. >>> when "news4 at 6:00" continues, a virginia restaurant owner admits to stealing more than $50 million from banks across the country. >>> hundreds of thousands of cribs are being recalled tonight because of some safety concerns. >>> veronica is back with a look ahead to our weekend weather. don't go away. >>> a home buyer tax credit is set to end. there is one thing you can do to catch the break. >> weekend is about to begin. we will help you get it off to a relaxing start with weather and traffic on the 1s. [ male announcer ] let's take the garden into our own hands. soak our yards in color. get our hands a little busier. our dollars a little stronger. and our thinking a little greener. let's grab all the bags and all the plants and all the latest tools out there. so we can turn all these savings into more colorful shades of doing. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. right now, get spectracide bug stop for the new lower price of just $4.98. >>> firefighters in new mexico are trying to get handle on wildfire burning since yeste
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Apr 18, 2010 6:00pm EDT
virginia piedmont, culpepper, rap han knock, you could hit 32 or below that. if you have sensitive plants bring them indoors. good news is we will talk about warmer temperatures for the upcoming work week. those details coming up in the seven-day forecast. >> justin, thanks. >>> still ahead, a hero's goodbye to poland's president. sometimes divisive politician remembered by his people. >>> remember the airline that decided to charge for carry-on bags? the airlines who said today they are not going to charge us. plus the discovery crew may be spending longer than planned in space. >>> the nationals go for a series sweep against the brewers, capitals coach bruce boudreau has a plan for his gold tenders and mike shanahan laying down the law when news 4 at 6:00 continues. >>> there could be a rain delay for the crew of the space shuttle "discovery." nasa says florida's forecast is not looking good for tomorrow morning's landing. the astronauts may remain in orbit for another day or two. they have enough supplies to last until wednesday. the backup plan at edwards air force base in california
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Apr 21, 2010 6:00pm EDT
problems among other things within the agency. congressman gerald connelly of virginia said metro's budget shortfall adds to the issues and that the agency needs federal funding. >> federal government is the largest and the fact metro was here. i think they have a certain responsibility to be at the table if we are going to put new burdens on the metro in terms of safety and i think that's appropriate. >> challenges but nothing that is something that 00 seen. some level before. i think they all can be taken care of. it is going to take time. time to get to where we are today. time to work on it. >> reporter: on capitol hill, elaine reyes, news4. >> d.c. councilman jim graham introduced a measure that would raise the city's gas tax by ten cents a gallon. the extra funds would be used for metro operations. >>> the family is accusing a teacher's aide at oxon hill middle school of beating their mentally handicapped child. in a news conference today the family spokesperson announced the allegations. the 14-year-old child reportedly was playing in the gym when the assault occurred. child's twin
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Apr 23, 2010 6:00pm EDT
a constitutional challenge in court. >>> 11 men from somali were indicted in norfolk, virginia, today on charges of piracy. charged in connection with a tax on two u.s. naval officers off the coast of africa. both attacks happened within the past month. the suspects have been held on u.s. ships foreeks off somali's coast while authorities sorted out legal issues surrounding that case. >>> at least ten bombs tore through baghdad today. 60 people at least were killed. appear to be a coordinated attack. all of bombings took place in a two-hour time span. seems to be aimed at seeite worshipers for the most par. deadliest attack took place as friday players ended near the headquarters of the well-known shiite cleric add sadr. the attacks -- the baghdad residents are so frustrated with their government's inability to secure the city, they threw stones at iraqi security forces who arrived on the scene. >>> coming up on "news4 at 6:00," spirit airlines is at it again and we will tell you what the company is doing to improve profits this time. >> tornado down in texas. >> we have storms of our own we are
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Apr 3, 2010 6:00pm EDT
pad are endless. i teach at elementary school in blacksburg, virginia. we are using i-touches in the classroom for reading instruction and having the larger format of the ipad will be wonderful for classroom applications. >> basic ipad will cost $500 or an advanced one for $800. >>> employers are starting to hire again, but in modest numbers. as brian moar reports, president obama says the latest job's report is not good enough. >> job fairs. they are still big business in this topsy-turfy economy. the latest department number shows there are reasons for these job seekers to keep on looking. >> last month for the first time in more than two years our economy created a substantial number of jobs instead of losing them. we've begun to reverse the devastating slide, but we have a long way to g to repair the damage from this recession. >> employers added 162,000 jobs last month, but with 15 million americans still out of work, republicans say washington isn't helping. >> americans are rightfully asking, where are the jobs? at this time of high unemployment when we need to focus on jobs we should n
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Apr 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
in the investigation onto a massive block party out of virginia college. >>> also, was the check forged? former congressman eric massa defending himself. great day for soccer. >> we had last night's cold front come through. now our temperatures are a good 25 degrees colder than yesterday. we'll talk about a chilly night and cooler day on tap for sunday. hakeem, sounds like a big day in sports. >> huge day. georgetown center greg monroe makes a big decision about his future. livan hernandez drowns the brew crew. how will capitals respond in game number two? >>> a 49-year-old fairfax county woman who got onto an accident with a police officer last night has been charged with dwi. it happened around 9:30 on rolling road in springfield. investigators say christina zamarano pulled into the path of a police cruiser on its way to a burglary call. the police car had its lights and sirens on at the time. both were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. >>> police have seized photos from the student newspaper at james madison university. the pictures were taken during a block party. the editor in c
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